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2010-11-17 16:03:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc. (NYSE: HGR) announced today that its cash tender offer (the "Offer") for any and all of its outstanding 10 1/4% Senior Notes due 2014 (the "Notes") expired.

2010-11-02 15:05:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc.

2010-10-05 14:02:00

Foot surgeons urge patients not to ignore foot pain CHICAGO, Oct.

2010-08-24 13:37:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Foot pain began affecting Donna's tennis game, and she was determined not to let it keep her from the sport she loved. The 47-year-old avid tennis player from Arizona tried to play through the pain and rest her feet between matches.

2010-07-19 14:04:00

Repetitive impact on feet can increase risk of damage CHICAGO, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Stress fractures of the foot are becoming more common in runners, especially first-time marathoners, according to the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. The growing popularity of marathons among beginning runners has contributed to the increase in repetitive stress injuries, including stress fractures of the foot, seen by foot and ankle surgeons.

2010-05-18 08:00:00

SEAL BEACH, Calif., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- New Feet Global Franchise Inc., the franchise specializing in arch supports, comfort shoes and related products, offers the opportunity to be part of this growing market. According to Business Communications Co.

2010-04-30 11:50:00

CHICAGO, April 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As heel pain continues to be one of the most prevalent foot problems affecting men and women of all ages, the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS) today published a new clinical practical guideline to help physicians diagnose and treat the numerous conditions associated with it. Appearing as a supplement to the May/June Issue of the Journal of Foot & Ankle Surgery, the guideline is a revision of the original 2001 document and...

2010-04-26 07:25:00

LOMBARD, Ill., April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- With over ten million diabetics in the U.S. alone and approximately 150,000 amputations performed yearly, inventor and American board-certified prosthetist John E.

2010-04-20 12:53:00

PAYSON, Utah, April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Leonardo da Vinci said, "The foot is a masterpiece of engineering and a work of art." Unfortunately, despite his genius, he missed a piece.

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